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Unemployment Extension 2014

Arthur Delaney

Senators Unveil Bipartisan Bill To Revive Hot Button Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The bipartisan Senate duo that has pushed all year to renew long-term unemployment insurance has revived the stalled effort with new leg...

Man Arrested For Threatening Boehner

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

A man was arrested Thursday night after threatening House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) over Congress' failure to pass legislation restoring unemploym...

Emily Swanson

Americans Who Haven't Dealt With Unemployment Are Less Sympathetic

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It seems unlikely that Congress will reauthorize unemployment insurance for people out of work six months or longer, but Americans haven...

Sabrina Siddiqui

John Boehner Punts Unemployment Extension To White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- What would make House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) support a Senate-passed bill to restore long-term unemployment insurance to more tha...

Arthur Delaney

House Dems Will Be Bugging John Boehner A Lot About Unemployment

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats are going to be spending a lot of time hounding House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) about unemployment insurance...

Unemployment Extension Heads To Final Vote In The Senate

Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to restore jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed has cleared a final Senate hurdle before a vote on passage se...

Arthur Delaney

Here's One Way We Know How Much Unemployment Insurance Means To People

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- People really, really want to know what Congress is doing about unemployment insurance. Right now, the interest in a variety of terms...

Arthur Delaney

Senate Advances Unemployment Bill, Showdown With House Looms

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate advanced an extension of unemployment insurance Wednesday morning, setting up final passage as soon as Thursday, but the bill...

Arthur Delaney

Boehner's Double Standard On CBO Estimates

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says he is against restoring long-term jobless benefits because doing so wouldn't create jobs. "W...

Arthur Delaney

Boehner Gives Thumbs Down To Unemployment Benefits Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans undercut Senate legislation to extend unemployment benefits on Wednesday, pointing to criticism from state workforce a...

Arthur Delaney

Unemployment Extension Vote Will Be A Close One

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) will have no margin for error when he brings a new bill reauthorizing unemployment benefits t...

Sam Stein

Hope Is Not Entirely Lost As Senate Dems Alter Game Plan For Unemployment Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Stalled in their attempts to pass an extension of federal unemployment benefits, Senate Democrats are now placing their hopes in the han...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Decide The Plan Was Awful Only If It Helped The Unemployed

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Many Republican senators recently said they opposed renewing long-term unemployment benefits on principle -- particularly the principle ...